BBC - Earth - The ancient copper mines dug by children

Apr 21, 2016 ... Thousands of years before the Industrial Revolution, people were mining for metal on an industrial scale.

GCSE CHEMISTRY - Extraction of Copper - Thermal Decomposition ...

The Extraction of Copper by Thermal Decomposition, Bioleaching and Phytomining. ... Bioleaching and phytomining are increasingly used to extract copper from...

Andes Mountains case study - Coolgeography.co.uk

BBC article on the Yanacocha Gold mine ... Mining. The Andes mountains contains a rich mix of minable materials that are both very ... gold, silver, tin, copper, phosphates and nitrates and Bauxite (for aluminium) within the Andes mountains.

BBC Bitesize - What was life like in the Bronze Age?

By 2100BC, Britons were mining metals. Trading ships travelled to mainland Europe carrying copper, tin and precious objects made by metalworkers.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Advantages

A secondary school revision resource about quarrying and sustainable management of quarries, including case studies.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: The future of copper

A secondary school revision resource for AQA GCSE Chemistry about ... as traditional mining involves huge open-cast mines that produce a lot of waste rock.

DT: Revise or learn about metals including; Ferrous and Non-ferrous ...

May 20, 2007 ... BBC Bitesize ... Metals are made by mining ore from within the earth. Metal is then ... include copper, aluminium (coke cans), tin and zinc.

BBC Bitesize - KS3 Chemistry - Extracting copper

May 11, 2012 ... Mark Miodownik visits the Timna Valley in Israel to see where the earliest known copper mines are found. Mark shows how copper ore can be...

BBC Bitesize - National 4 Chemistry - Extracting copper

May 11, 2012 ... Mark Miodownik visits the Timna Valley in Israel to see where the earliest known copper mines are found. Mark shows how copper ore can be...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: The importance of salt

Orange and blue banner with text GCSE Bitesize on left and the Bitesize fish on right ... Mining - Large earth moving equipment is used to extract rock salt.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Extraction and purification of copper

A secondary school revision resource for OCR GCSE Science about chemical resources and metals and alloys- with higher tier.